Homemade Pi: Open source Raspberry flavour in place of an expensive Victron Color Control GX
Victron makes top quality renewable energy devices that play well together. Many may not know that they use Linux and have open sourced their software (for bug spotting, connectivity to other devices, etc) so it is possible to "build your own Color Control GX" using a Raspberry Pi and the Venus GX software.
See how Alan Major did this for his camper van at https://www.victronenergy.com/blog/2018/04/11/homemade-pi-open-source-raspberry-flavour/
|Homemade Pi: Open source Raspberry flavour
At Victron we really like Open Source projects. Here's one recipe from Alan Major, for his desirable camper van.
Inspired by Izak Burger and his successful porting of the Venus software to a Raspberry Pi, Alan decided to investigate Victron’s open source software and communication protocols - to